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A Con Edison employee helps hoist a remote-controlled "smart switch" after Con Edison Chairman and CEO Kevin Burke held a news conference in Larchmont to announce a $1 billion investment in storm-protection measures over the next four years in New York City and Westchester County. Standing next to the switch, Burke highlighted the device as a way to reduce weather outages. (June 14, 2013)(Credit: Andy Jacobsohn)

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Con Edison installs 'smart switch' in Larchmont

Con Edison chairman and CEO Kevin Burke held a news conference in Larchmont to announce a $1 billion investment in storm-protection measures over the next four years in New York City and Westchester County. Standing next to a remote-controlled "smart switch," Burke highlighted the device as a way to reduce weather outages. (June 14, 2013)

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